Ferry Praia to Maio Details with Times and Timetable

Ferry MS Sotavento Tickets and Information

The Ferry MS Sotavento is the principle passenger and cargo ferry boat between Praia and Maio. It currently visits twice a week, depending on weather and time of year.
The port at Vila do Maio is about 50Km's from Praia and the journey time usually take around 3 hours, but that is always dependant on the weather.
MS Sotavento seats about 150 passengers but it can be extremely crowded during special events during the year.

Port Wednesday Friday Sunday
Departs Arrives Departs Arrives Departs Arrives
PRAIA MAIO 06:00 08:30 16:00 18:30 15:00 17:30
MAIO PRAIA 16:00 18:30 20:00 22:30 19:00 21:30
Portos Quarta-Feira Sexta-Feira Domingo
Saidas Chegadas Saidas Chegadas Saidas Chegadas
PRAIA MAIO 06:00 08:30 16:00 18:30 15:00 17:30
MAIO PRAIA 16:00 18:30 20:00 22:30 19:00 21:30

Contact information for POLAR:

Praia
Rua Serpa Pinto 141, Plateau, Praia
Santiago
Tel. (238) 261 5223 - 261 7224
Fax: (238) 261 4132

eMail for Information POLAR (Praia)

Alternative Ferry Service Praia Maio

An alternative may be to contact the fishing pier at the Port of Praia. Almost every morning there are vessels that leave for Maio. You may have to use your bargaining skills to decide the price of the ticket.

Information and ticketing:
"Arca Verde" EP
Rua 5 de Julho-Plateau
Praia - Santiago

Tel. (238) 261 5497   Fax. (238) 261 5496

eMail for Information Arca Verde

Ferry Djon Dade: Praia to Sal

Contact information: ANAV, Agencia Nacional de Viagens, SA, Rua Serpa Pinto, Plateau, Praia
Santiago
Tel. (238) 260 3107
Fax: (238) 261 2162

eMail for Information ANAV

Cabo Verde CV Fast Ferry Schedule

Maio Cape Verde Ferry Service News

Maio Ferry Information, supplied by Cabo Verde Fast Ferry
Day of Week Dep-1 Arr-1 Dep-2 Arr-2
N/A N/AN/AN/AN/A
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Ticket prices and luggage limits have not yet been published.

Details of Kriola and Liberdadi Fast Ferry's

An indepth look at the specifications of the Fast Ferry ships used in Cabo Verde:

Buying (CV) Cabo Verde Fast Ferry Tickets Online:

Tickets may be purchased and booked online directly from the CV Fast Ferry company website:

Baggage Policy

Carry On:

Maximum of one personal item no larger than 45cm x 33cm x 30cm (e.g. hand bag, brief case, day pack) into the passenger accommodation.

Checked Baggage:

Passengers permitted to check-in 2 pieces of baggage, each with no dimensions larger than 33cm x 55cm x 85cm and weight no greater than 25 Kgs onto the public baggage cart.

Passengers are permitted excess or oversize baggage at additional fee. A maximum of 2 additional baggage items, each with no dimensions larger than 50cm x 55cm x 85cm and weight no greater than 25 Kgs. OR one additional oversize Item with no dimensions larger than 40cm x 100cm x 60cm and weight no greater than 35 Kgs, subject to space availability.

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Cabo Verde Fast Ferry - Kriola #1

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Cabo Verde Fast Ferry - Kriola #2

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Cabo Verde Fast Ferry - Kriola #3

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Cabo Verde Fast Ferry - Kriola #4

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Cabo Verde Fast Ferry - Kriola #5

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Cabo Verde Fast Ferry - Kriola #6

Kriola: Hydrofoil Fast-Ferry, Built in Singapore by DAMEN & completed in October 2010

Kriola Fast Ferry Details for Maio, supplied by CVFastFerry.com
  Ferry Specifications
FerriesKriola & Liberdadi
Speed20 & 35 knots
Passengers158, 3 lorries & 16 pick-ups/vans
ComfortLounge / AC / VIP Seating / Snack Bar
Boat SizeLength: 42.16m, Bredth: 11.6m
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